13/05/2013 19:37, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Parade: Reds' reaction

The streets and buildings of Manchester were bedecked in red regalia on Monday as Sir Alex Ferguson’s title-winners paraded the Barclays Premier League trophy around the city.

Of course, spirits on the open-top bus were sky high as the players celebrated their success in bringing the famous silverware back to Old Trafford in style.'s colleagues at MUTV had exclusive access to the victory vehicle and were able to interview many of the stars taking part in the procession. Here are some of the best quotes caught on the television channel's cameras...

Ryan Giggs
“Today is just brilliant. Obviously, it gives us a chance to share our great achievement with the fans and they have turned out in their thousands - it’s an amazing atmosphere... There have been mixed emotions with the news that the manager is leaving. It has been hard, it has been tough, especially for the players who have known him for a long time, but I am happy and delighted that we could end the season on a high by winning the league in his last season.”

Michael Carrick
“It is unbelievable. I have been getting carried away and I’ve nearly fallen off the bus about three times! The turnout is just amazing; the whole weekend has been special after a strange week. This weekend has been unbelievable. Obviously, we are celebrating winning the league, but with Scholesy and the manager retiring, it is a fitting send-off for special people.”

Jonny Evans
“Sir Alex leaving is emotional for everyone. I don’t think it will really kick in, we have probably taken it for granted because are still working with him for the next week or so but I think that last day, when we know he won’t be in charge anymore, will be emotional.”

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